Brgy. Ginebra on Thursday unveiled the team’s new jerseys for the upcoming PBA season.
Through the brand’s official Facebook page, Ginebra San Miguel, the squad’s players – namely Scottie Thompson, Stanley Pringle, LA Tenorio, Japeth Aguilar and Mark Caguioa paraded the new kits with the new tagline ‘Bagong Tapang’ embossed at the back of the jerseys.
The new campaign highlights the Filipinos’ courage and resiliency in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic which has killed millions of people around the globe.
“We’ll be using this for next season. We’re excited to show the fans this new jersey,” said Thompson in Tagalog during the event.
“We felt the hardships that every ka-Barangay experienced in this pandemic. We were affected as well. But we remained united as a country. We believe that in One Ginebra Nation, no ka-Barangay will be left behind. We’ll fight for them again next conference,” he added.
The Gin Kings will enter the new season as the defending Philippine Cup champions, having clinched the league’s most prestigious conference during the bubble season at Clark, Pampanga.
The company partnered with non-profit organization Gawad Kalinga (GK) for the project.
“For every jersey or cap that is redeemed, fans will be able to donate to GK’s Barangay Walang Iwanan program ‘that supports the farmers in Sariaya, Quezon, and the fishermen in Barangay Bagumbayan, Pililla, Rizal,'” said the company through a statement.
“Starting on May 1 to June 30, 2021, fans can get their hands on the limited-edition merchandise for only P100 for the One Ginebra Nation jersey or P150 for the One Ginebra Nation cap for every six (6) seals or caps of any combination of Ginebra San Miguel, GSM Blue, GSM Blue Flavors, Ginebra San Miguel Premium Gin and Primera Light Brandy.”
“Bagong Tapang sa One Ginebra Nation Jersey and Cap Collection” merchandise are available for redemption at selected Puregold and other redemption outlets nationwide. To confirm the merchandise’s authenticity, an authentication patch can be found on the lower left part of the jersey, while an authentication sticker is attached to the cap.”